Vincent Lindon: who will accompany the French actor on the Cannes Film Festival jury?


Vincent Lindon chairs the jury of the 75th Cannes Film Festival, which will be held from May 17 to 28. Who makes up the jury that will award all the prizes? Overview.

We now know the names and faces of the Cannes Film Festival jury. The 75th edition is being held from May 17 to 28 on the Croisette. And to chair the jury, the selection committee chaired by Thierry Fremaux chose the actor Vincent Lindon. The 62-year-old star has agreed to take up this role entrusted to the American in 2021 Spike Lee. The French actor will award the Palme d’Or to one of the 21 films in the Competition on Saturday May 28, during the Closing Ceremony. As a reminder, the last French star president of the Cannes Festival jury dates back to 2009, with Isabelle Huppert.Who will be by his side throughout the Cannes Film Festival?

First there will be another French: Ladj Ly, director and screenwriter known for having directed Les Miserables, released in 2019. But also Rebecca Hall, British-American actress, director, screenwriter and producer, Deepika PadukoneIndian actress and model, Noomi RapaceSwedish actress, Jasmine TrincaItalian actress, Asghar FarhadiIranian screenwriter, director and producer and Jeff NicholsAmerican director and screenwriter and Joachim Trier, Norwegian director and screenwriter.

Vincent Lindo: “A splendid and heavy task”

Vincent Lindon reacted to his nomination as head of the Cannes Film Festival: “It is an immense honor and a very great pride to be entrusted, in the midst of the tumult of the multiple events that we are going through in the world, with the splendid and heavy task of presiding over the Jury of the 75th Cannes International Film Festival.”

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